IWWG President participated in 2021 P4G Seoul Summit

The president of the IWWG, Evangelos Gidarakos, participated at the 2021 P4G Seoul Summit on Green Growth and Global Targets 2030.


SARDINIA 2021

18th International Waste Management and Landfill Symposium, 11 - 15 October 2021, Santa Margherita di Pula, Cagliari, Italy. Website

IWWG Russia and NIS Regional Branch: International Scientific Conference 2021

The IWWG Regional Branch for Russia and NIS is co-organizing the V International Scientific Conference "From Waste Management to Resource Recovery" to be held 2-3 Dec. 2021 in Perm, Russia.

ICLRS 2022

11th Intercontinental Landfill Research Symposium

June 2022, Wilmington, NC, USA.Website







Academic Journal articles

  • Gutberlet, J. Kain, J.H., Nyakinya, B, Oloko, M., Zapata, P., Zapata Campos, M.J. (2017) Bridging Weak Links of Solid Waste Management in Informal Settlements, Journal of Environment & Development, 2017, Vol. 26(1) 106–131
  • Carenzo, S. and M. Schmuckler (2018) Hacia una ontología política del diseño cartonero: reflexiones etnográficas a partir de la experiencia de la cooperativa Reciclando Sueños (La Matanza, Argentina). Inmaterial. Diseño, arte y sociedad, Vol. 3(5): 53-80.
  • Carenzo, S. (2017) Invisibilized creativity: Sociogenesis of an “innovation” process developed by "cartoneros" for post-consumption waste recycling. International Journal on Engineering, Social Justice and Peace (IJESJP), 5(1-2), 30-49. https://doi.org/10.24908/ijesjp.v5i1-2.8016
  • Sobral Santos, M.L. & Gutberlet, J. (2018) Transformando relações entre sociedade e resíduos.  Caderno Diálogos Socioambientais na Macrometrópole, nº1 (Dez.): 30-37. http://govamb.iee.usp.br/?q=caderno-dialogos-socioambientais-n0
  • Gutberlet, J. & Uddin, S. M. N. (2018) Household waste and health risks affecting waste pickers and the environment in low- and middle-income countries. Int J of Occupational and Environmental Health. DOI:10.1080/10773525.2018.1484996 Link: https://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/qHn7kcvWVAInIkKYr98c/full
  • Uddin, S. M. N. & Gutberlet, J. (2018) Livelihoods and health status of informal recyclers in Mongolia. Resources, Conservation & Recycling 134: 1–9.
  • Gutberlet, J.; Carenzo, S.; Kain, J-H.; & de Azevedo, A. M. M. (2017) Waste Picker Organizations and Their Contribution to the Circular Economy: Two Case Studies from a Global South Perspective. Resources 6 (52): 1-12. www.mdpi.com/2079-9276/6/4/52/pdf
  • Gutberlet, J. & Kain, J-H.; Nyakinda, B.; Oshieng, D. H.; Odhiambo, N.; Oloko, M.; Omolo, J.; Omondi, E.; Otieno, S.; Zapata, P. & Zapata Campos, M. J. (2016). Socio-environmental entrepreneurship and the provision of critical services in informal settlements. Environment and Urbanization, 28: 205-222. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0956247815623772
  • Gutberlet, J. (2016). Ways Out of the Waste Dilemma: Transforming Communities in the Global South. In: “A Future without Waste? Zero Waste in Theory and Practice,” edited by Christof Mauch, RCC Perspectives: Transformations in Environment and Society, no. 3, 55– http://www.environmentandsociety.org/perspectives/2016/3/future-without-waste-zero- waste-theory-and-practice
  • B. Steuer, R. Ramusch and S. Salhofer (2018): Is there a future for the informal recycling sector in urban China? Detritus – Multidisciplinary Journal for Waste, Resources and Residues, Volume 04 – December 2018, pp. 189-200, ISSN: 2611-4135, ISBN (Digital edition PDF): 9788862650571, DOI 10.31025/2611-4135/2018.13725. © 2018 CISA Publisher.
  • B. Steuer, R. Ramusch, S. Salhofer (2018): Can Beijing’s informal waste recycling sector survive amidst worsening circumstances? Resources, Conservation and Recycling, Volume 128, January 2018, page 59-68, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.resconrec.2017.09.026.